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Rental Housing

The Math Challenge: Whether to Rent or Buy?

Find out which is the better option when the monthly payment is the same. More


Homeownership

Who's Who?

The homebuying process: It's exciting, can be intimidating and there are a lot of people involved. The good news? All these people work hard to make your experience as smooth as possible, including several that will hold your hand throughout the process. Let us introduce you. More


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This Week's Housing Headlines

Freddie Mac itself is in the headlines. Read what the media is saying about our second-quarter financial results and other key stories this week. More


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Our Commitment in Numbers

As reported in our 2nd quarter 2014 financial results released today, we continue to return value to the nation and move housing forward. More


Homeownership

How Do Mortgage Fraudsters Find Their Targets?

Borrower desperation simplifies the fraudsters' job to the point where all they have to do is advertise a promise and post a phone number or e-mail address. More


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This Week's Housing Headlines

The economy grows, while mortgage rates drop. Check out those stories and more in our recap of this week's housing headlines. More


Rental Housing

Multifamily Mid-Year Outlook: Finding A New Normal

Multifamily market conditions are strong, with vacancy rates at a 13-year low. How long will this last? More


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Freddie Mac Legal Department Recognized for Pro Bono Work

The National Law Journal recently recognized Freddie Mac with the Washington In-House Legal Department of the Year award for Pro Bono. More


Research & Analysis

Cash-Out Refinancing Ticks Higher As Boom Ends

The share of borrowers refinancing fell below 50 percent for the first time since the third quarter of 2008. This represents the longest boom since Freddie Mac started its quarterly Refinance Report in 1990. More


Homeownership

HARP: It's the Real Deal

Today, we're swatting down one of the answers we hear most when we ask eligible borrowers why they haven't HARPed: They think it's a scam. Here's why it's not. More


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